Carmen Ali

  • Actor
    Female / London
  • Ethnicity
    Mixed Race
    Age Range
    24 - 32
    Height
    5' 5" (1m 66cm)
    Weight
    10st. 1lb (64kg)
    Hair Colour
    Brown
    Eye Colour
    Brown
    Build
    Medium

Images

Files

  • video file (mp4)

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020 - 2021Host
Online / Digital
Fish Bowl Launch Party and Sex Ed Themed Game
Grace O'Keefe & Erin Holland
Queens of Cups Productions
2020Yasmina
Film (Short)
Nine Fifty-Four
Christopher Brosnahan
Christopher Brosnahan
2020Joy
Voiceover
Lost Souls
Calum Robshaw
Loosely Based
2020Monologue
Online / Digital
52 Souls
Nat Henderson
Chronic Instanity
2019Myself
Web-Series
Speaking BeautyThe Gold Studios
2019Ellie
Online / Digital
SnufflesSoprano Digital Media
2019Clown
Film (Short)
Appy Face
Christopher Brosnahan
Christopher Brosnahan
2019Background Dancer
Music Video
Jordan Mackampa / Magic
Tom Ewbank
Daedalus Agency
2018Main Female Role
Film (Short)
Connected
Christopher Brosnahan
Christopher Brosnahan
2017Main Female Role
Film (Short)
Want Some Company
Christopher Brosnahan
Christopher Brosnahan
2010Air Hostess / Book fan
Theatre (Immersive)
You Me Bum Bum Train
Kate Bond & Morgan Lloyd
Bum Bum Train
2007Myself
TV
Generation SexPrincess TV
2007Myself
TV
The British Suck in BedTwofour Broadcast
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    BA English with honoursUniversity of Leicester

    Additional Skills

    Voice Over, Cabaret, Creative Writing, Joke Writing, Modelling.

    Additional Information

    I perform burlesque as April Fiasco

    About me

    Actor, singer, stand-up comedian, burlesque performer/dancer. Confident at improvisation and experienced in performing live to large crowds, and speaking on radio and podcasts.

    Recently performed a monologue for Chronic Insanity Theatre Production 52 Souls which received several 4 star reviews.

    Industry Awards

    Finalist Burlesque Idol 2019

    Finalist Comedy Bloomers LGBTQ New Comedian of the Year 2019

    Winner Quipster Awards Competition September 22nd 2016

    Semi-Finalist Last Minute / Kill For a Seat Comedy Competition 2015

    Third Runner-Up What the Frock! Newcomer Award 2014

    Acting experience

    Acting roles

    2020 Online Show, Monologue, 52 Souls, Chronic Insanity

    2020 Short Film, Yasmina, Nine Fifty Four

    2019 Showreel, Ellie, Snuffles (Showreel Scene for Calum Robshaw), Soprano Digital Media

    2019 Short Film Main Role, Appy Face

    2017 Short Film Main Role Want Some Company?

    2018 Short Film Main Role Connected

    2010 Immersive, Tree of Wisdom, Jeremis Iron Collective,

    2010 Immersive Air Hostess, You Me Bum Bum Train

    2010 Play, Katie, Pleasance Lane

    Training

    Sitcom Writing Course taught by Bennett Arron, 2020

    Screen Acting Workshop, taught by Becky Sharpe 2020

    The Acting Space Online Voiceover Course taught by Olivia Hutchinson. 2020

    The Acting Space Level 2 - American Literature & American accents, taught by Olivia Hutchinston, 2020

    The Acting Space Level 1 - Stanislavski method & Monologues, taught by Olivia Hutchinston, 2019

    House of Burlesque Performance Course, taught by Tempest Rose, 2019

    House of Burlesque Intermediate Course, taught by Tempest Rose, 2019

    House of Burlesque Beginners Course, taught by Tempest Rose, 2019

    Private Singing Lessons taught by Kerry Mcdunnough, 2011 - present day

    10 Week Singing Course taught by Pippa Duffy, City Academy, 2010

    10 Week Monologue Course taught by Dominique Gerrard, 2011

    13 Week Drama Course taught by Dominique Gerrard, 2010

    10 Week Contemporary Performer Course taught by Jane Munro, 2009

    Contemporary Dance Classes taught by Hana Saotome, 2008 - 2012

    English BA 2:2 with honours, University of Leicester, 2003 - 2006

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • Olive
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Accents (North American)
    • Boston
    • General American
    • New York City
    • Southern American
    • Standard American
    Hair Length
    • Shoulder Length
    Perform nude?
    • Only Professionally
    Stage Combat Skills
    • No
    General Singing Skills
    • Solo
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • No
    Character Types
    • Free-spirited
    • Mischievous
    • Sexy
    • Tough
    • Wholesome
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity (UK)
    Interested in
    • Acting Auditions
    • Cabarets
    • Charity/Fundraiser
    • Children's Theatre
    • Circus Arts
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Community Outreach
    • Concerts
    • Cooking
    • Corporate
    • Cruise Ships
    • Dancing Auditions
    • Documentaries / Real Life
    • Documentary
    • Drama Reconstruction
    • ENG/Outside Broadcast
    • Entertainment Shows
    • Entertainment Staff
    • Environmental
    • Experimental
    • Extra/Background Artist
    • Festivals
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Fringe
    • Game & Quiz Shows
    • Hosting/Presenting
    • Improvisation
    • Live Events
    • Mobile Phone Content
    • Modelling
    • Music Videos
    • Musical Theatre
    • New Writing
    • News/Current Affairs
    • Online
    • Outdoor Events
    • Panto
    • Presenting
    • Quiz/Gameshows
    • Radio
    • Reality TV Shows
    • Recording
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Shakespeare
    • Singing Auditions
    • Stand Up Comedy
    • Talent Shows
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Immersive)
    • Theatre (Musical)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • Travel
    • TV
    • Union jobs
    • Voice Over
    • Web-Series
    • Webseries/Internet
    • Workshops
    Accents (UK)
    • Cockney
    • English, standard
    • Essex
    • Geordie
    • London
    • RP
    General Dance Skills
    • Contemporary
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Mezzo-Soprano
    Experienced In
    • Cabarets
    • Charity/Fundraiser
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Community
    • Community Outreach
    • Dance
    • Devised
    • Documentary
    • Drama
    • Exhibitions
    • Experimental
    • Festivals
    • Film (Professional)
    • Fringe
    • Hosting
    • Inclusive Theatre
    • Mobile Phone Content
    • Modelling
    • Music Videos
    • Musicals
    • New Writing
    • Presenting
    • Quiz/Gameshows
    • Radio
    • Recording
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Stand Up Comedy
    • Theatre (Immersive)
    • Theatre (Musical)
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    • Web-Series
    • Webseries/Internet
    • Workshops
    Athletics
    • Aerobics
    • Archery
    • Cycling
    • Hula Hoop
    • Ice Skating
    • Ping Pong
    • Roller Skating
    • Rollerblading
    • Rowing
    • Running
    • Snorkeling
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Volleyball
    • Yoga
    Additional Skills
    • Actor
    • Cabaret Artist
    • Comedian (Stand Up)
    • Dancer
    • MC
    • Model
    • Singer
    Union Status
    • Equity (UK)
    Work Permit/Residency Status
    • I have a current, valid passport.